Archives for December 2017

From the Archives – 2017

Well scrappers, this is the last creative blog post of 2017. It is also the last Saturday of 2017. Which means yesterday’s Fresh Baked goodies were the last goodies for 2017. I know I say it every year. I am going to say it again. Where did 2017 get to? I feel like it was just January and we were gearing up for the new year.

Instead we are rounding up 2017; and today we are going to take a look back in the archives. Usually I go back as far as I can in the store to showcase the oldies but goodies of the digital scrapbooking supplies here at GingerScraps. Today’s From the Archives post will be a little different. We are going to take a look back at 2017.

In 2017 we saw other stores close. It is always so sad to see that happen. However, we did gain some amazing designers, staff, and faces around the forum and galleries. We also gained some new friends because of that. There is no doubt about it though. We saw some great designs from our designers here at GignerScraps this year. We had 52 Fresh Baked releases. I would love to show you at least one from each week. I don’t want to overwhelm your sense though. Instead, I am going to show you some of my favorites from 2017. I realize that not all tastes are the same. That my favorite isn’t going to be yours. I do hope you enjoy this look back at 2017 though. Brought to you by our talented designers here at GingerScraps.

Over the moon is an enchanting collection inspired by the moon, the stars and eternal love. In dramatic hues of navy, pink, aqua and gold, this versatile collection includes beautiful elements such as full moons, glittering stars, crescent moons, hearts, gorgeous flowers and lovey word bits, among many others fabulous goodies, and is perfect to scrap the love of your life, your baby’s photo album, cozy bedtime moments, a summer night’s walk by the moonlight, a trip to the planetarium, your favorite theme park after dark, anniversary pages, or simply a magical evening.

 

Sweet Baby Boy – Digital Scrapbooking Kit by Ponytails Designs
Is there anything sweeter than a newborn baby? The way they smell, the little sounds they make, the way they still smunch up into a little ball… these are the little things that (almost!) make me want to have another!

 

 

You + Me = love! And you are going to love this collection! Just in time for Valentine’s Day. You + Me has everything you need to scrap your Valentine, and more! From the traditional Valentine Day colors to sweet doodles. You + Me is the perfect kit to scrap all the loves in your life.

 

You are strong. You are powerful. You are unstoppable! This collection is for scrapping about your positive and self strengthening moments!

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Fresh Baked: December 29, 2017

No joke this week. The end of the year is upon us! In just 2 days, it will be 2018. Where did 2017 go? We here at Gingerscraps have loved having you join us at the forums, in the galleries, and on Facebook. We hope that we will see even more in 2018!

Remember when you spend $10 in the store, you get a great new collab!

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https://store.gingerscraps.net/GingerBread-Ladies-Collab-Winter-Fun.html

jocee
https://store.gingerscraps.net/Year-In-Review-GB.html

kristmess
https://store.gingerscraps.net/Kristmess/

magical
Bundle: https://store.gingerscraps.net/One-in-a-Minion-collection.html
Page kit: https://store.gingerscraps.net/One-in-a-Minion.html
Journaling Cards: https://store.gingerscraps.net/One-in-a-Minion-journaling-cards.html
Graffiti Pack: https://store.gingerscraps.net/One-in-a-Minion-graffiti.html
Glitter Pack: https://store.gingerscraps.net/One-in-a-Minion-glitter.html
Bonus Papers: https://store.gingerscraps.net/One-in-a-Minion-bonus-papers.html

neia
Bundle: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Frosty-bundle-By-Neia-Scraps.html
Full Kit: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Frosty-kit-By-Neia-Scraps.html
Alpha: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Frosty-alpha-By-Neia-Scraps.html
Artsy Papers: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Frosty-artsy-papers-By-Neia-Scraps-neia-frosty-ap1.html
Goodies: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Frosty-Goodies-By-Neia-Scraps.html
Masks: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Frosty-masks-By-Neia-Scraps.html

tinci
https://store.gingerscraps.net/Miracle-of-winter-2..html

aimee
Collection: https://store.gingerscraps.net/360-All-About-January-Collection-by-Aimee-Harrison.html
Kit: https://store.gingerscraps.net/360-All-About-January-Page-Kit-by-Aimee-Harrison.html
Alphas: https://store.gingerscraps.net/360-All-About-January-Alpha-Sets-by-Aimee-Harrison.html
Templates: https://store.gingerscraps.net/360-All-About-January-Templates-by-Aimee-Harrison.html
Borders: https://store.gingerscraps.net/360-All-About-January-Borders-by-Aimee-Harrison.html
Date Tabs: https://store.gingerscraps.net/360-All-About-January-Date-Tabs-by-Aimee-Harrison.html
Quotes: https://store.gingerscraps.net/360-All-About-January-Quotes-by-Aimee-Harrison.html
Titles: https://store.gingerscraps.net/360-All-About-January-Word-Art-Titles-by-Aimee-Harrison.html
Messy Edges: https://store.gingerscraps.net/360-All-About-January-Messy-Edges-by-Aimee-Harrison.html
Glitters: https://store.gingerscraps.net/360-All-About-January-Glitters-by-Aimee-Harrison.html

boomers
https://store.gingerscraps.net/Party-Animals-BGD.html

connie
Bundle Collection: https://store.gingerscraps.net/-2018-January-Bundle-Collection-by-Connie-Prince.html
Kit: https://store.gingerscraps.net/-2018-January-Kit-by-Connie-Prince.html
Mixed Media: https://store.gingerscraps.net/-2018-January-Mixed-Media-by-Connie-Prince.html
Snippets: https://store.gingerscraps.net/-2018-January-Snippets-by-Connie-Prince.html
Messy Papers: https://store.gingerscraps.net/-2018-January-Messy-Papers-by-Connie-Prince.html
Border Clusters: https://store.gingerscraps.net/-2018-January-Border-Clusters-by-Connie-Prince.html
Templates: https://store.gingerscraps.net/-2018-January-12×12-Template-Pack-CU-Ok-by-Connie-Prince.html
Extra Papers: https://store.gingerscraps.net/-2018-January-Extra-Papers-by-Connie-Prince.html
Alpha Pack AddOn: https://store.gingerscraps.net/-2018-January-Alpha-Pack-AddOn-by-Connie-Prince.html
Word Art Pack: https://store.gingerscraps.net/-2018-January-Word-Art-Pack-by-Connie-Prince.html
Quick Pages: https://store.gingerscraps.net/-2018-January-Quick-Pages-by-Connie-Prince.html

heartstrings
https://store.gingerscraps.net/My-Sweet-Snowflake-Collection.html

ad01
https://store.gingerscraps.net/Neia-Scraps/

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http://goo.gl/DQK8T

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https://store.gingerscraps.net/Little-Rad-Trio/

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https://store.gingerscraps.net/Lindsay-Jane/

Remember, if you complete 10 challenges, just ten, you get a free kit as well!!

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Cabin fever would be worth it for this kit!

Sneak Peeks December 28th, 2017

Are you ready for the last Sneak Peek of 2017? Where did the year go? December totally went by too fast! Let’s check what the designers have in store for us tomorrow!

From Tinci

From Heartstrings Scrap Art

From JoCee and Laurie’s Scraps

From Aimee Harrison

 

Let’s Celebrate – Christmas!

CHRISTMAS!! It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!! For those of us who celebrate, we are in the full swing of the holiday! Is your tree up? As in Christmas is in two days!! Are your stocking hung with care? How about that shopping? Is it done; and what about…scrapping those memories?!  For me…yes, yes, done, and working on it. 🙂 Please tell me that I am not the only ones still scrapping Christmas photos from years past. I am talking like 2012 here. So with that in mind, I am also stopping by to absolutely overwhelm your senses with all things Christmas and digital scrapbooking.

Since this will be a image heavy post, I am going to make the chatter short and sweet. All images are linked; and don’t forget we have a section just for Christmas in the store. You know…in case one of these many many many items I am going to show you don’t strike your fancy. Our designers it seems love to design Christmas goodies. I know I told you in just about every Let’s Celebrate post to expect a lot…I mean it this time. Hold on to your elf hat….here they are!


Celebrate the Yule time with this joyful and funky YuleTime Joy Digital Scrapbooking Kit. Coming in hues of Green, Pink, Blue and Brown you can scrap all your fun Yule celebrations and bring a smile to your face.
The YuleTime Joy Digital Scrapbooking Collection Mini has 16 digital papers, 76 digital embellishments and a color coordinated alpha in upper case to highlight your beautiful layouts

 

Comfort and Joy – Digital scrapbooking supplies by Ponytails Designs
Christmas is a time of year when tradition reigns… the sounds, smells, and sights that accompany this time of year are what we remember and look forward to each year. Comfort and Joy draws on that traditional feel while giving it a slight twist. The soft colours and faded elegance will evoke a feeling of Christmas past, while at the same time bringing a refreshing new look to your pages.

 

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Fresh Baked: December 22, 2017

One night a Viking named Rudolph the Red was looking out the window when he said, “It’s going to rain.”
His wife asked, “How do you know?”
“Because Rudolph the Red knows rain, dear.”

Starting off with yet another bad joke. The jokes make the fact that the end of the year is just flying past us!

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Remember when you spend $10 in the store, you get a great new collab!

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https://store.gingerscraps.net/GingerBread-Ladies-Collab-Winter-Fun.html

It is time for the last big sale of 2017! Where has the year gone?

{2017 Buffet Blowout Sale} 50% Off ALL Past Buffets!
December 22-28 (some restrictions apply)

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https://store.gingerscraps.net/Shop-by-BUFFET/

heartstrings
https://store.gingerscraps.net/A-Christmas-Wish-Collection.html

kristmess
https://store.gingerscraps.net/Kristmess/

lauries
Bundle: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Magical-Christmas-Bundle.html
Kit: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Magical-Christmas-PageKit.html
Flairs: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Magical-Christmas-Flairs.html
Grunge: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Magical-Christmas-Grunge.html
Ombre Papers: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Magical-Christmas-OmbrePapers.html
Titles: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Magical-Christmas-Titles.html
Cards: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Magical-Christmas-Cards.html

mags
Bundle: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Big-City-Christmas-BUNDLE-by-MagsGraphics.html
Kit: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Big-City-Christmas-KIT-by-MagsGraphics.html
Alpha: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Big-City-Christmas-ALPHA-by-MagsGraphics.html
Journal Cards: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Big-City-Christmas-JOURNAL-CARDS-by-MagsGraphics.html
Word Art: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Big-City-Christmas-WORD-ART-by-MagsGraphics.html

miss01
https://store.gingerscraps.net/Holiday-Moments-Templates-by-Miss-Fish.html

miss02
https://store.gingerscraps.net/Sweet-Memories-Templates-by-Miss-Fish.html

ponytails
https://store.gingerscraps.net/A-Country-Christmas.html

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https://store.gingerscraps.net/Christmas-in-the-City-by-Scraps-N-Pieces.html

tinci
https://store.gingerscraps.net/Miracle-of-winter-1..html

aimee01
Collection: https://store.gingerscraps.net/A-Rustic-Christmas-Collection-by-Aimee-Harrison.html
Kit: https://store.gingerscraps.net/A-Rustic-Christmas-Page-Kit-by-Aimee-Harrison.html
Alphas: https://store.gingerscraps.net/A-Rustic-Christmas-Alpha-Sets-by-Aimee-Harrison.html
Borders: https://store.gingerscraps.net/A-Rustic-Christmas-Borders-by-Aimee-Harrison.html
Word Art: https://store.gingerscraps.net/A-Rustic-Christmas-Word-Art-by-Aimee-Harrison.html
Plaids: https://store.gingerscraps.net/A-Rustic-Christmas-Plaid-Papers-by-Aimee-Harrison.html
Messy Edges: https://store.gingerscraps.net/A-Rustic-Christmas-Messy-Edges-by-Aimee-Harrison.html
Glitters: https://store.gingerscraps.net/A-Rustic-Christmas-Glitters-by-Aimee-Harrison.html

blue
Bundle: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Holiday-Cuties-Collection-Bundle.html
Kit: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Holiday-Cuties-KIt.html

Journal Cards: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Holiday-Cuties-Journal-Cards.html
Flair Pack: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Holiday-Cuties-Flair-Pack.html
Ombre Paper Pack: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Holiday-Cuties-Ombre-Paper-Pack.html

boomers
https://store.gingerscraps.net/Christmas-Eve-BGD.html

cathy
https://store.gingerscraps.net/Handmade-with-Love-Bundle.html

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https://store.gingerscraps.net/December-2017-Template-Bundle-by-Connie-Prince.html

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https://store.gingerscraps.net/Confetti-Digital-Scrapbook-Kit-by-Dandelion-Dust-Designs.html

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https://store.gingerscraps.net/Lauries-Scraps-And-Designs/

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CathyK Designs Buffet Blowout Sale: http://bit.ly/2D9nknJ
CathyK Designs Christmas Collections Sale: http://bit.ly/2BzInQ6

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https://store.gingerscraps.net/JoCee-Designs/

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http://bit.ly/JE_OnSale

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https://store.gingerscraps.net/Lindsay-Jane/

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https://store.gingerscraps.net/Little-Rad-Trio/

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https://store.gingerscraps.net/Blue-Heart-Scraps/

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http://goo.gl/DQK8T

Remember, if you complete 10 challenges, just ten, you get a free kit as well!!

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Cabin fever would be worth it for this kit!

Sneak Peeks December 21st, 2017

 

Happy Thursday! Even though the big holiday is on Monday, the designers were busy getting new releases out for tomorrow! Lets see a peek of what’s releasing!

From Tinci

From Ponytails

From Miss Fish

From Aimee Harrison

Have an awesome weekend and a Merry Christmas!

Tutorial Tuesday (Digital Scrapbooking)

Christmas FONTography

Wow… less than a week until Christmas and Kwanzaa! And only 1 more day of Chanukah. I know there are lots of you who find yourselves right where I am… too much to do and not enough time to do it. So I know you’ll forgive me for scrimping a bit on this week’s tutorial, and I know you’ll understand when I tell you that I’m taking next Tuesday off. Sort of. It’s my turn to work Christmas in the pediatric ICU and on the 25th and 26th, that’s where I’ll be.

Okay, now that’s out of the way, let’s talk about those holiday layouts we’re all going to be creating over the next couple of weeks. I’d like to share some amazing Christmas/winter/elegant fonts that would be fabulous for titles or journaling. I checked out a few online earlier today and found some real gems!

The next few images are all from 1001fonts.com. There are some dingbats in there too – that could come in handy someday… you never know! They are all free, but please consider making a donation to the fontographer if you like their work.

As you can see, there are a variety of styles and moods here.

I just love the titles some of them have, don’t you? Very descriptive.

I don’t know about you but I may never have enough fonts.

Some of these are already in my collection but I need more!!

The images and fonts below are from another of my favourite font sources, dafont.com. You might notice there are some duplicates, but each site has a nice selection of unique fonts.

Santa’s Sleigh has been one of my collected fonts for years. Do you have a favourite?

Some of these make me think of Christmases when I was a kid.

And of course, there’s gotta be some snow in there. And tinsel! City of Light would be awesome for Chanukah layouts, wouldn’t it?

There are some here I’d be hard pressed to find a use for, but there are so many more that I could definitely make work for me.

I’ve barely scratched the surface here. There are hundreds of free and low-cost festive fonts out there if you have a minute to look for them. I’m going back right now to download some more… instead of wrapping gifts or cleaning my house.

Below are some of the fonts I’ve hoarded over the years, both free and paid-for. They’re not all typical Christmas-y fonts, but would absolutely work. I think Peanut Butter Smoothies would be terrific for story-telling.

 

If you need a refresher on combining fonts, you can find that tutorial here.

I can’t wait to see all the special layouts you’re going to create with your family photos. You can be sure I’m going to be looking for some of these fonts. Guaranteed! Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, Happy Kwanzaa… Festivus, Alban Arthan, whatever winter festival you’re celebrating… and a Happy New Year!

GingerBread Girls Inspiration – alannabanana

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Good Monday morning scrappers!! Can you believe that the end of the year is just a few short weeks away? That (if you celebrate) Christmas is just around the corner?! What happened to 2017?! It has flown by!! In thinking of how fast 2017 skipped on by, I got to thinking. We have not had a GingeerBread Girl highlight here on the blog in a while. So we are going to do just that.

For those who are not familiar with the titles around GingerScraps, a GingerBread Girl is a creative team member. Those ladies who work hard to bring all those kits you love to action. Today, we are going to pull a bit of inspiration from:

Alanna aka: alannabanana

Check out her full gallery HERE.

I was stalking the galleries and Alanna’s jumped out to me. She scraps with beautiful composition on everyone I saw. Her cluster work is amazing. I love clustering on layouts. I have to say a number of her layouts have made it to my inspiration board! She also has perfect shadow work; and she really knows how to use her scrap space. Be it a whitespace layout or a page full of digi-scrap goodies. Here are a few of my favorite from her gallery:

 


I told you that her gallery has some amazing inspiration! These are just a drop in the water. Go check out her GALLERY and look around. If you find yourself scraplifting and finding something that speaks to you in inspiration, let us know! Come back and link up your layout. We would love to see it. Happy Scrapping!

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Fresh Baked: December 15, 2017

What do you get if you cross Father Christmas with a duck?
A Christmas Quacker!

Starting off with another bad joke. Admit it, you laughed some! But you won’t be laughing when you see the goodies today! So many templates to help you get through all those pictures. The perfect kit is out there, waiting for you!

Remember when you spend $10 in the store, you get a great new collab!

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https://store.gingerscraps.net/GingerBread-Ladies-Collab-Winter-Fun.html

It is time for the last Bake Sale of 2017! Where has the year gone?


https://store.gingerscraps.net/-1.00-Bake-Sale-December-15-20/

dandelion
https://store.gingerscraps.net/Rustic-Christmas-Digital-Scrapbook-Kit-By-Dandelion-Dust-Designs.html

daydreams
Bundle: http://bit.ly/asgtBundGS
Kit: http://bit.ly/asgtKitGS

dearfriends
https://store.gingerscraps.net/Fa-La-La-La-La-Vol-3.html

heather01
Bundle – https://store.gingerscraps.net/Festive-and-Mice-BUNDLE-by-Heather-Z-Scraps.html
Kit – https://store.gingerscraps.net/Festive-and-Mice-KIT-by-Heather-Z-Scraps.html
Alphabets – https://store.gingerscraps.net/Festive-and-Mice-ALPHABETS-by-Heather-Z-Scraps.html
Journal Cards – https://store.gingerscraps.net/Festive-and-Mice-JOURNAL-CARDS-by-Heather-Z-Scraps.html
Flairs – https://store.gingerscraps.net/Festive-and-Mice-FLAIRS-by-Heather-Z-Scraps.html

heather02
Bundle – https://store.gingerscraps.net/Believe-BUNDLE-by-Heather-Z-Scraps.html
Kit – https://store.gingerscraps.net/Believe-KIT-by-Heather-Z-Scraps.html
Journal Cards – https://store.gingerscraps.net/Believe-JOURNAL-CARDS-by-Heather-Z-Scraps.html
Accents – https://store.gingerscraps.net/Believe-ACCENTS-by-Heather-Z-Scraps.html

joyful
https://store.gingerscraps.net/Joyful-Expressions-JE-Merry-And-Bright.html

kristmess01
https://store.gingerscraps.net/Kristmess/

kristmess02
https://store.gingerscraps.net/CU-Date-Journal-Box-Template.html

kristmess03
https://store.gingerscraps.net/CU-Big-Machines-Templates.html

lauries
https://store.gingerscraps.net/Magical-Christmas-GrabBag.html

lauries02
https://store.gingerscraps.net/Sports-Ballgame-Bundle.html

lindsay01
Collection: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Winter-Melody-Collection-by-Lindsay-Jane.html
Kit: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Winter-Melody-by-Lindsay-Jane.html

lindsay02
https://store.gingerscraps.net/Winter-Melody-Quick-Pages-by-Lindsay-Jane.html

magical
Collection: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Seas-and-Greetings-collection.html
Page Kit: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Seas-and-Greetings-page-kit.html
Journaling Cards: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Seas-and-Greetings-journaling-cards.html
Graffiti Pack: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Seas-and-Greetings-graffiti-pack.html
Shabby Barnwood Papers: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Seas-and-Greetings-shabby-woods.html
Glitter Pack: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Seas-and-Greetings-glitter-pack.html

mags
https://store.gingerscraps.net/Autumn-Nights-KIT-and-ALPHA-by-MagsGraphics.html

missfish
https://store.gingerscraps.net/Tuck-It-3-Templates-by-Miss-Fish.html

aimee01
Collection: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Our-House-Collection-by-Aimee-Harrison.html
Kit: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Our-House-Page-Kit-by-Aimee-Harrison.html
Alphas: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Our-House-Alpha-Sets-by-Aimee-Harrison.html
Borders: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Our-House-Borders-by-Aimee-Harrison.html
Blooms: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Our-House-Blooms-by-Aimee-Harrison.html
Messy Edges: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Our-House-Messy-Edges-by-Aimee-Harrison.html

aimee02
https://store.gingerscraps.net/Big-Deal-1-Templates-by-Aimee-Harrison.html

aimee03
https://store.gingerscraps.net/-Clustered-2-Templates-by-Aimee-Harrison.html

blue
https://store.gingerscraps.net/Holiday-Cuties-5-Grab-Bag.html

boomers
https://store.gingerscraps.net/Away-in-a-Manger-BGD.html

connie01
Grab Bag: https://store.gingerscraps.net/December-2017-Grab-Bag-All-Is-Calm-by-Connie-Prince.html
Word Art Pack: https://store.gingerscraps.net/All-Is-Calm-WordArt-Pack-by-Connie-Prince.html

connie02
Bundle: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Holiday-Cheer-Bundle-by-Connie-Prince.html
Kit: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Holiday-Cheer-Kit-by-Connie-Prince.html
Templates: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Holiday-Cheer-12×12-Templates-CU-Ok-by-Connie-Prince.html
Border Clusters: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Holiday-Cheer-Border-Clusters-by-Connie-Prince.html
Alpha Pack Add On: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Holiday-Cheer-Alpha-Pack-AddOn-by-Connie-Prince.html
Word Art Pack: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Holiday-Cheer-Word-Art-Pack-by-Connie-Prince.html
Extra Papers: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Holiday-Cheer-Extra-Papers-by-Connie-Prince.html

ad01
https://store.gingerscraps.net/Little-Rad-Trio/

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https://store.gingerscraps.net/Blue-Heart-Scraps/

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http://goo.gl/DQK8T

Remember, if you complete 10 challenges, just ten, you get a free kit as well!!

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Cabin fever would be worth it for this kit!

~~December Bake Sale~~

Good morning my fellow scrappers!! How is it that it’s December 15 already? Are you all ready for the holidays? I am not, but I will be by the time the 25th arrives.

Our designers have put together some wonderful kits for this month’s Bake Sale. All kits are only $1 each from December 15 to December 20. There are a lot of Christmas kits in this month’s sale, so it’s a perfect time to pick up the kits to use for those fun family photo ops. Let’s take a look at what they are offering.

I can’t wait to see all the good layouts using these kits!!